Crime

Deer meat seized in Odisha, poacher held

Kendrapara: Forest officials on Monday seized 25 kg of venison and arrested a poacher from Shailendranagar village near Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Acting on a tip off, the 45-year-old a member of a local poaching racket was arrested with the raw meat and the animal's hide besides nylon nets used for ensnaring wild animals, forest officials said.

He was booked under various sections of Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

Some other members of the racket have evaded arrest, but they have been identified and search is on to arrest them, the officials said.

Dreaded criminal nabbed after gunfight in Jeypore

Jeypore: Intensifying crackdown on history-sheeters, Jeypore police nabbed a dreaded criminal Jitu Kana after an encounter here on Tuesday. However, h...

'Zero Tolerance' On Corrupt Practices By Cops: Police Commissioner

Bhubaneswar: Following a series of allegations against officers, newly appointed police commissioner Satyajit Mohanty today categorically warned offic...

Custodial death at Mahakalapada PS: DGP orders Crime Branch probe

Cuttack: Director General of Police (DGP) Dr Rajendra Prasad Sharma today ordered Crime Branch inquiry into circumstances, leading to the death of a t...

UP: Man kills wife, daughters

Mau : In a bizarre incident, a man from Lakhnaur village in Uttar Pradesh's Mau district allegedly killed his wife and two daughters and later informe...